Apple launches OS X 10.10 Yosemite

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As expected, Apple is launching the latest version of its operating system for notebooks and desktops. OS X 10.10 Yosemite features a refined design, updated core apps, and better support for working together with both iOS 8 and iCloud Drive. Yosemite is available as a free download from the Mac App Store starting today. The […]

Deals of the Day (10-16-2014)

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The Acer C720p Chromebook is a laptop with an 11.6 inch touchscreen display, an Intel Celeron Haswell processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. It has a list price of $300 although you can often find it for a bit less. But you can save even more money if you pick up a refurbished […]

Intel offers new dev tools for cross-platform Windows, Android apps

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Intel is releasing a new set of tools that developers can use to create apps designed to run on both Windows and android. The Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience 2015 toolkit (INDE) includes libraries, compilers, setup, debugging, and optimization tools, among other things. Developers can use the tools to target Windows or Android… or both. […]

HP H5000 Bluetooth headset hits the FCC

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HP is getting ready to launch a new Bluetooth headset with stereo earbuds. There’s nothing too shocking about that, but the HP H5000 headset looks like a kind of interesting option since it basically consists of a small Bluetooth receiver with an audio jack, which means you may be able to plug in 3rd party […]

Next-gen Google Chromecast on the way?

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A new Chromecast is on the way. As Dave Zatz noticed, A Google device showed up at the FCC today, and the model number and label drawing look an awful lot like last year’s model. It’s not clear if there are any major changes under the hood. But with Google’s new Android TV platform set to […]

Samsung launches Exynos 7 Octa: 8-core, 64-bit CPU

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Samsung’s new octa-core processor is one of the company’s first chips based on ARMv8 architecture. The Samsung Exynos 7 Octa is a 64-bit chip that features 4 ARM Cortex-A57 CPU cores and 4 lower-power ARM Cortex-A53 cores. The company says the new chip is up to 57 percent faster than its older Exynos 5 Octa […]

HP shutters webOS cloud services and App Catalog January 15th

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If you still have a Palm Pre or HP TouchPad running webOS software, your phone or tablet could become a lot less useful in January. 3 years after shutting down its webOS hardware division, HP is pulling the plug on its webOS cloud services. That means the HP App Catalog will disappear, along with the […]

The Puls is a smartwatch… or maybe a wearable phone from will.i.am

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Not convinced smartwatches from Samsung, LG, Motorola, or Apple are powerful enough for you? The frontman for the Black Eyed Peas has just revealed a new wearable that works as a watch, a fitness tracker, and a smartphone. Will.i.am’s new device is called the Puls, and it’s a smartwatch with 3G capabilities for making phone […]

Lilbits (10-15-2014): Android 5.0 SDK arrives Friday

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The first phones and tablets with Google Android 5.0 Lollipop software should begin shipping in early November. But ahead of that launch, Google will release the final Android 5.0 software developer kit. It’s coming on Friday, October 17th. That’s when developers will be able to download the latest tools to help polish their apps for […]

Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 on the way

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Apple’s holding an event to launch new products on October 16th. But the company kind of spilled a few beans a day ahead of that event by posting screenshots of an iOS 8.1 user guide in the iTunes Store which provide names and some details for two new tablets. Meet the iPad Air 2 and iPad […]

What’s new in Android 5.0 Lollipop?

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Google Android 5.0 is ready to go. About 4 months after releasing a developer preview, Google has given the next version of Android a name and announced the first products that will ship with the software. The Google Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player will all run Android 5.0 Lollipop when they hit the […]